1. Physicians Get Addicted Too
Lou Ortenzio was a trusted West Virginia doctor who got his patients—and himself—hooked on opioids. Now he’s trying to rescue his community from an epidemic he helped start. [ The Atlantic ]
2. How ‘Mommy Juice’ Culture Is Normalizing Alcohol Addiction
“Mommy juice” culture is having a negative impact on women’s health. [ Health line ].
3. Limerick’s story of recovery
Limerick’s story of recovery: ‘It’s a vibrant city, it’s got ambition and drive’ [ Irish Time ]
4. Reducing care needs of teens with substance-abuse disorders
Kaiser Permanente researchers find long-term benefits for patients and health organizations that employ screenings, interventions, and referrals. [ EurekAlert ]
5. What is Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (OWS)?
If you are in recovery, you’ve probably been through opioid withdrawal at least once and probably more. Some people compare opioid withdrawal to ‘the worst flu in your life’ but I’m not sure that accurately captures the agony, depression, hopelessness, pain, and despair. To know more about OWS. [ Smart Recovery ]
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